You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure! Social Media Analytics

Harp Interactive

The client wants to know if their social media campaign is working! They want to understand how social media marketing will meet their goals before they commit to a budget allocation for a “mythical campaign&#.

Top 10 Social Media Management Tools for 2020

agora pulse

Shopping for your company’s first social media tool or needing to upgrade to a new social media management app? But with dozens of available options, how do you know which is the best social media tool? 10 Social Media Management Tools for 2020.

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Create the Ultimate Social Media Report That Impresses Your Clients (and Boss)

agora pulse

Create the ultimate social media report that can impress clients and colleagues alike by following these tips for social media managers. Find out how to create the ultimate social media report that can impress clients and colleagues alike by following these steps.

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What to Look for in a Social Media Post Scheduler

agora pulse

Are you overwhelmed by all the content to publish and share in your role as a social media manager? A social media post scheduler can ease your workload. to start using a social media scheduler? What Is a Social Media Post Scheduler?

Aggregate Social Network Data Using the New Group Report

Sprout Social

The report combines a variety of social media analytics from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to benchmark your business’ overall success on social. Turn Social Data Into Actionable Insights.

Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is no less true for the world of social networks. ″ and social networking technologies that have been created in the last several years have been a major boon for consumers and web users. I guess it’s a “social&# problem.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website.

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7 best social media audit tools in 2019

Unmetric

Social media audits pose a great opportunity to help you understand the relationship your brand has with its audience. It helps you identify gaps and gives you more clarity on how your brand performs across several social media networks. Why perform a social media audit?

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The Best Free Tools for Twitter Analytics

Adam Sherk

During a social media audit I like to run a company’s Twitter profiles through some basic analysis tools to set benchmarks and compare them to competitors. I got good response to my post on Facebook analytics tools so I thought I’d do something similar for Twitter. Social Media

Social media: the ultimate skills cheat sheet

Sherrilynne Starkie

The term ‘social media consultant’ can mean different things to different people because there is a whole range of skills and talents on offer. The cheat sheet provides a summary of the key skills a well-rounded social media consultant should possess. Articles, website content, social media updates, email campaigns. Video Production Social networks are increasingly optimised for video content.

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Social Media Event Promotion: The Complete Guide

Hootsuite

When it comes to social media event promotion, it’s important to make a plan. Social media tools let you engage with your audience in creative ways that boost attendance and make for a better experience. 6 ways to promote an event on social media before it happens.

gazeMetrix: Monitor Your Visual Brand Mentions Based on Image Recognition

Mindjumpers

But there is a dark side, which, until now, has been immeasurable, to the great frustration of social media analysts: Visual brand mentions. The monitoring tool allows brand to tap into a world of formerly unseen social data thus providing brands with new and valuable insights.

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22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Image credit: Buddy Media. In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. 15 Best Social Media Tools by CodeGeekz.

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Social Media Attribution: How to Get Started

Buffer Social

Especially when it comes to a top-of-funnel channel like social media, how can you ensure social gets credit for the impact it’s having? Attribution is very close to another key social media metric: ROI. UTMs appear in your Google Analytics reports.

How to find your most successful social media posts

Sprout Social

If you’re trying to figure out how to find your most successful social media posts, your head is in the right place. The most recent Sprout Social Index notes that the majority of marketers are expected to regularly discuss the results of their social presence with their bosses.

The Most Overrated Social Media Metric

Convince & Convert

The most overrated social media metric is traffic from social outposts. Pinterest has spawned a new way of consuming and searching information, and may be the poster child for the coming image-centric social Web that will make written blogs like mine look quaintly Amish by 2014.

The Dos and Don’ts of a Social Media Automation Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

A staggering 74 percent of Internet-using adults are active on at least one social networking website. And with more than 3 billion users online , that amounts to almost 2 billion social network users. Social media automation addresses this challenge beautifully.

What Are You Looking Forward to in Social Media in 2020?: Experts Round-Up

agora pulse

We asked some of our favorite social media experts to share what they look forward to seeing in social media for 2020. Here’s what got them bright-eyed and excited … Jay Baer: “2020 is going to be the year that brands stop random acts of social.

Who’s Driving the Data Movement? Social Media Managers

Buffer Social

What if the most valuable data person on your team is your social media manager ? When you think of all the many data roles on a team, social media rarely bubbles to the top. Regardless, teams with social media managers are sitting on a goldmine of data and information.

How Benelli Races Ahead of the Competition on Social Media

Unmetric

Then you smell the coffee and start working on a social media report on Bikes. I analyzed the social media performance of Benelli , Harley-Davidson , Indian , KTM, Royal Enfield , Triumph , and Yamaha R-Series during the month of July 2016.

The 10 Top Social Media Tools Brands are Using to Succeed in 2019

Buffer Social

From social media marketing to customer experience and advertising, it can be a challenge to stay on top of everything. Luckily for us, there are a plethora of great social media tools on the market to help you succeed in your role and stay productive. Native Analytics.

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31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website?

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11 of the Best Social Media Analytics Tools (Free and Paid)

Hootsuite

Like all business strategies, social media requires reporting and analytics to determine how well it’s working. Social media analytics is about gathering data from your social accounts and campaigns. 11 of the best social media analytics tools.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Expert summary compilations (example: Soulati Media ). The 20+ tools showcased here enable you to automatically find, source, search, store, organize, annotate, and/or share content from a wide range of publishers and social sources. A social network / curation tool for images.

Social Media Optimization 3 Steps to Tweeting with a Purpose

Convince & Convert

Social media optimization gives you the ability to not waste bullets. As Charlene Li said – and I routinely steal this line – “social media isn’t inexpensive, it’s different expensive.&#. Killer social media marketing software.

The Fight for the Future of Influencer Analytics

Convince & Convert

The first forays into trying to account for offline influence, using Wikipedia pages and mentions as an important signal (since they are harder to fake and game than most social media). That is true, and I can look at the analytics from my Buffer and Argyle Social accounts to prove it.

How to Manage Multiple Social Media Accounts for Business (or Clients)

Hootsuite

Having to manage multiple social networks using different apps is time-consuming and inefficient. Fortunately, there’s no need to open multiple social apps to manage multiple social media profiles. What is the best software to manage multiple social media accounts?

The 10 Top Social Media Tools Brands are Using to Succeed in 2019

Buffer Social

From social media marketing to customer experience and advertising, it can be a challenge to stay on top of everything. Luckily for us, there are a plethora of great social media tools on the market to help you succeed in your role and stay productive. Native Analytics.

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How Groupon Integrates Social Media and Customer Experience

Convince & Convert

via Groupon Instagram Globally, about 100 Groupon employees have a hand in social, but only a dozen of them are dedicated to social full-time. Paul’s team uses Sprinklr to manage their social content across platforms and across countries.

It’s Time to Reconsider ‘Best Time to Post on Social Media’ Studies. Here’s What to Do Instead.

Buffer Social

If you are a social media manager, you’ve likely looked at ‘best time to post on social media’ studies to come up with several posting times for your brand. The concept of ‘best time to post on social media’ is still very much relevant.

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Introducing Social Media Informers

Ari Herzog

Joining Janet Fouts , Kyle Lacy , Alex Blom , Dave Fleet , Joel Postman , Damian Davila , Jennifer Jones , and others, you can add “social media informer&# to my bio the next time you introduce me. That is, my and their blog content are now syndicated and aggregated on a new online community that informs you about social media. In this sense, the site aggregates content but doesn’t own it; each blogger owns it.

Favorite Social Media Management Tools for Small Business

Convince & Convert

Although we consult primarily for large and medium-sized businesses here at Convince & Convert, we are often asked online and in speaking engagements about social media management tools for smaller businesses. All-in-one view of social media channels. Argyle Social.

4 Tools to Streamline Your Social Media Outreach

Idaconcpts

Whether you’re promoting a product, a service, or just trying to expand the audience for a post on your blog, social media has grown into a digitized word-of-mouth marketing platform that, when used correctly, can outcompete a billboard or an ad on television.

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Text Analytics in the Cloud

Net-Savvy Executive

If you're analyzing social media content, though, the core functions of text analytics might be something you'd rather not learn. These services—some free, most commercial—allow you to skip the R&D and plug text analytics into your system.

9 New Social Media Statistics and What They Really Mean

Convince & Convert

My friends over at Social Media Examiner just released their 2014 Social Media Marketing Industry Report. It’s a survey of 2,800 marketers from around the world, asking about their attitudes and plans for social media usage.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search A Social Media Scoreboard That Works March 25th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Clearly, there’s no shortage of data and possible social media success metrics.

Sysomos Audience Moves Towards Measuring Social Media ROI

Dave Fleet

Social media ROI is a hot topic right now, as social media begins to (slowly) mature. At first glance it seems similar to Google Analytics in nature – in fact, I previously under the incorrect impression it simply connected social media traffic to web analytics.

What Is an API & Why Does It Matter for Social Media?

Sprout Social

How Does an API Relate to Social Media Marketing? The major social media networks all have APIs. If you use a third-party social media management platform like Sprout Social , then you’ve experienced the use and limitations of APIs.

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Determining Social Media ROI

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Determining Social Media ROI Written on October 12, 2009 by Justin Levy in business , business strategy , ims09 , inbound marketing , marketing , marketing strategy , roi , social media , social media strategy , video 19 Comments - Leave a comment! Chris is a genuis at analysis and analytics.

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LinkedIn Analytics: The Complete Guide

Sprout Social

While social recruiting is definitely one of LinkedIn’s main functions, it has evolved into much more. As a part of this shift, the B2B social network has also made big changes to LinkedIn Analytics (formerly Insights) that allows companies to access data to measure their efforts. LinkedIn Analytics focuses on three main areas: Company updates. LinkedIn Analytics will also show you how your follower count stacks up against competitors in your industry.

Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

More and more businesses are getting into social media – an umbrella term that covers various activities that help bring about social interaction on the internet. Facebook and Twitter are some of the main outlets for social media, but there are numerous types of social media like blogs, wikis, forums, chat rooms, etc. What is needed are powerful methods, and tools to track your brand in the social media paradigm.

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5 non-negotiable dashboards to track your social media success

Socialmedia.biz

At a personal level, social media is one of the most notorious time-sucks of the modern world. Unfortunately, at a business level — especially for small to medium businesses without the resources to hire a dedicated social media manager — the situation is even more bleak.

How a Social Media Dashboard Like Agorapulse Can Help Agencies Stay Sane 

agora pulse

Agencies might have knowledge and experience in the most effective social media marketing techniques. They might also have the time and resources needed to keep on top of the latest trends and developments in social. Social media is fast paced and dynamic.